OMIA:000033-9685 : Alzheimer-like disease, generic in Felis catus (domestic cat)

In other species: crab-eating macaque , Rhesus monkey , dog , saddleback dolphin , long-finned pilot whale , striped dolphin , Cuvier's beaked whale , pig , sheep , degu , white-beaked dolphin , Blainville's beaked whale , green monkey , Indo-pacific bottlenose dolphin , Atlantic spotted dolphin , Chinese tree shrew , black-striped capuchin

Categories: Nervous system phene

Possibly relevant human trait(s) and/or gene(s)s (MIM numbers): 104300 (trait) , 104310 (trait) , 502500 (trait) , 607822 (trait) , 606889 (trait)

Links to MONDO diseases: No links.

Mendelian trait/disorder: unknown

Considered a defect: yes

Cross-species summary: renamed from Alzheimer disease, generic to Alzheimer-like disease, generic [20/07/2023].

Species-specific name: Feline cognitive dysfunction

Genetic engineering: Unknown
Have human generated variants been created, e.g. through genetic engineering and gene editing

Cite this entry

Nicholas, F. W., Tammen, I., & Sydney Informatics Hub. (2021). OMIA:000033-9685: Online Mendelian Inheritance in Animals (OMIA) [dataset].


Note: the references are listed in reverse chronological order (from the most recent year to the earliest year), and alphabetically by first author within a year.

2023 de Sousa, A.A., Rigby Dames, B.A., Graff, E.C., Mohamedelhassan, R., Vassilopoulos, T., Charvet, C.J. :
Going beyond established model systems of Alzheimer's disease: companion animals provide novel insights into the neurobiology of aging. Commun Biol 6:655, 2023. Pubmed reference: 37344566. DOI: 10.1038/s42003-023-05034-3.
Denenberg, S., Machin, K.L., Landsberg, G.M. :
Behavior and cognition of the senior cat and its interaction with physical disease. Vet Clin North Am Small Anim Pract , 2023. Pubmed reference: 37865588. DOI: 10.1016/j.cvsm.2023.09.001.
Vidal-Palencia, L., Font, C., Rebollada-Merino, A., Santpere, G., Andrés-Benito, P., Ferrer, I., Pumarola, M. :
Primary feline tauopathy: Clinical, morphological, immunohistochemical, and genetic studies. Animals (Basel) 13, 2023. Pubmed reference: 37760385. DOI: 10.3390/ani13182985.
2020 Zadik-Weiss, L., Ritter, S., Hermush, V., Asher, N., Avital, A., Or, R. :
Feline cognitive dysfunction as a model for Alzheimer's disease in the research of CBD as a potential treatment-a narrative review. J Cannabis Res 2:43, 2020. Pubmed reference: 33526138. DOI: 10.1186/s42238-020-00054-w.

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  • Created by Imke Tammen2 on 17 Sep 2021